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Save the Date – Sat. Nov. 14th ! FFD Annual Meeting & 2020 John Kinsman Beginning Farmer Food Sovereignty Prize!

5:00 pm CST Virtual FFD Annual Meeting (all members and allies welcome)Including campaign updates, board election, and more! Please join from your computer, tablet or smartphone.https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/564974725 You can also dial in using your phone.United States: +1 (408) 650-3123 Access Code: … Continue reading

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Beyond the Rural Urban Divide – Cultivating Solidarity in Tough Times!

By: John E. Peck, executive director of Family Farm Defenders (forthcoming article in the Fall 2020 FFD Newsletter) With a critical election on the near horizon, many media pundits (and online bots) have been busy fanning the flames of the … Continue reading

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U.S. Farmers Call Out U.S. Ambassador for Pushing Agribusiness Agenda and Attacking Agroecology at the United Nations

For Immediate Release October 1, 2020 Contact: Jordan Treakle, 202-543-5675, jordan@nffc.net Ahna Kruzic, 510-927-5379, ahna@panna.org A national alliance of farmers, workers, and fishers says agroecology and the human right to food are needed now more than ever to stop climate … Continue reading

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Why Family Farm Defenders Stands With Today’s Struggle for Racial Justice – and Always Will…

Family Farm Defenders stands in solidarity with our many allies at this historic juncture of the justice struggle in the U.S. and around the world. The police murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis, MN and Breonna Taylor in Louisville, KY … Continue reading

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Make a Resilient, Localized Food System Part of the Next Stimulus!

By: Anthony Pahnke, vice president of Family Farm Defenders; and Jim Goodman, board member of Family Farm Defenders Originally published by Common Dreams, 5/23/20 From wasted food to the exploitation of farmworkers, the COVID-19 pandemic has made it painfully clear … Continue reading

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